Part of the National WIC Association’s WIC Voices Guide, this resource shares challenges, successes, lessons learns and resources from local WIC agencies who participated in the original WIC Voices Project.
This study addressed the need for better understanding of WIC client use of technology, the technologies clients prefer, and how technology preferences change across WIC populations in the western region states. Authors found that: Technologies should be considered for addressing WIC clients’ needs, including use of text messaging and smartphone apps for appointments, education, and other WIC services; online scheduling and nutrition education; and a stronger Facebook presence for connecting with WIC clients and breastfeeding support.
The Idaho State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.
“I am a single grandfather raising my daughter’s children, ages 6 months and 2 years old. WIC helped me get formula for the baby immediately after his mother was incarcerated. […]
“My son loves the fact that the WIC checks have his name on them. He likes to pick out his own produce. I let him pick what he thinks looks […]
An official list of approved WIC formulas from the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare WIC
An official list of approved WIC foods from the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare WIC.
The authors investigated the impact of the WIC Program on the eating behaviors of preschool children in southeastern Idaho. researchers found that after 6 months on WIC, the mean overall Healthy Eating Index score and subscores for vegetables, fruits, and meats increased significantly.
An Idaho Department of Health & Welfare WIC publication for participants on using Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT) for purchasing WIC approved foods in Idaho.
A state WIC publication that outlines policies and procedures for selling WIC approved foods to participants.